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state (2011 pop. 35,286,757), 44,340 sq mi (114,840 sq km), S central India. Created in 2014 from NW Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
, state (2011 pop. 49,386,799), 61,855 sq mi (160,205 sq km), SE India, on the Bay of Bengal. The state was created in 1956 from the Telugu-speaking portions of Madras (now Tamil Nadu) and Hyderabad states.
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, it is bordered by Maharashtra (N), Chhattisgarh and Odisha (NE), Andhra Pradesh (SE and S), and Karnataka (W). The capital is HyderabadHyderabad
, former princely state, S central India. The former princedom of Hyderabad is now divided among the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Telangana. The Mughal empire conquered Hyderabad in the late 17th cent.
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, which is also the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Located on the Deccan Plateau, the state is drained by the Krishna and Godavari rivers. The area is semiarid, with a hot and dry climate that supports limited agriculture, including fruits and flowers. There are extensive coal deposits, as well as limestone, bauxite, and mica. Hyderabad is a center of information technology and pharmaceutical companies. The population is predominantly Hindu and Telugu-speaking. The creation of the new state, which some residents had long advocated, was first discussed by the Indian government in 2009. Bitter conflict within Andhra Pradesh, arising in part because Hyderabad was the state capital and would become part of Telangana, led to the matter being put on hold until 2013. A new capital for Andhra Pradesh is to be established by 2024; until then, both states will use Hyderabad their capital. Telangana is governed by a chief minister and cabinet responsible to a bicameral legislature with one popularly elected house and by a governor appointed by the president of India.
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After obstructing power supply to Telangana and trying to deprive it of its share in Krishna river waters, now he was trying to encroach upon Telangana's rights to conduct common entrance test Eamcet [Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test] for our students", he told a press conference in Hyderabad.
Defending the Telangana Government's decision, she said, "Respecting the Telangana government's decision all I want to say to all the sportsperson is that whosoever is in Telangana will play from its side, be it any sport.
While the Congress got just one of the 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana, it failed to open its account in the residual Seemandhra state that has 25 parliamentary seats.
Sonia wrapped up her campaign in Telangana region on Sunday with the public meeting in Andhole.
Raman Singh, who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), also invited senior BJP leader from Telangana, Bandaru Dattatreya, to be present during the talks.
Tollywood's 'power star' stated that the crucial issue now is not who achieved the Telangana state but how to develop the new state in an able manner.
The polarisation of votes across Andhra that has marked the runup to the passage of the Telangana Bill in Parliament is so extreme that the successor states will vote overwhelmingly for one party, Telangana for Telangana Rashtra Samiti ( TRS) and Seemandhra for Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress.
Using sobriquets like aACAycheat' and aACAyshaitan' (evil) for Naidu, Rao said the Andhra chief minister was the enemy of Telangana farmers and was trying to destroy them in order to project Telangana government as a failure.
Laxman told ANI exclusively, "Telangana after getting a majority, which was a mandate given by the Telangana people to govern all sections of people in Telangana.
This was her first public meeting in the Telangana region of AP after the bill on Telangana state was passed in the Parliament.
But YSR Congress is unlikely to make an impact in Telangana.